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WELCOME TO THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN

We are one of the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our diocese is a partnership of churches in 60 ministry units, numerous associated agencies and schools, covering most of south-east New South Wales, the eastern Riverina and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It stretches from Marulan in the north, from Batemans Bay to Eden on the south coast, across to Holbrook in the south-west, north to Wagga Wagga, Temora, Young and Goulburn.

TOP STORIES & ARTICLES

Rich and Getting Richer

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ that though he was rich yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich. (2 Corinthians 8:9)...

Somesh’s Journey to Christ

I was brought up without God. As a child, I had no religious learning from my parents. For most of my life I was an atheist. Everywhere I looked, whether in the culture, in...

Visiting Strangers with Gifts

How do you react to an unexpected stranger knocking at your front door? This year, members of St George’s Church in Pearce embarked on a community visiting project, knocking on...

Warming the Lives of Seafarers

St Simon's, Kaleen, has been supporting an interesting outreach program to seafarers run by The Mission to Seafarers at Port Hedland, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia....

A Final Christmas Blessing

For more years than anyone can remember Trish and Warrington Cameron have been blessing the Diocesan office staff with morning or afternoon tea, out of gratitude for the work...

Good People Should be Just People

Over 80 people attended a St Alban’s Woden parish dinner on Friday 20th October 2018 at Mt Stromlo where Archdeacon Rod Bower from Newcastle shared some of experiences of his...

How to Organise a Bunfight in a Bakery – and Other Ministry Skills

In my four and a half years in Canberra I’ve been stunned by the high turnover of ministers in parishes and by frustrations experienced by parishes to find someone suitable. It...

New Rector for Manuka

After a decade as Parish Priest at Molong, near Orange in the Central West of NSW, Ben Edwards will be inducted as Rector of St Paul’s, Manuka, on 15 December. Ben is married to...

Colour Me Googong – Diving In, Empowering Women

Wow! What an afternoon! Despite the storms and downpours, the creative juices flowed freely. Participants ranged from 4 to 70+ years, some semi-professional artists, others...

History Book Launched at SWAC

On Sunday 30th September 18 months of hard work came to fruition. More than 65 people, some from as far as the coastal regions of our diocese, gathered together to launch the...

COMING EVENTS

St Andrew’s Concert Series – Braidwood

Summer/Autumn 2019 Sunday 3 February @ 7pm   Chamber Philharmonia Cologne Sunday 17 February @ 2pm   Maddie Anderson Sunday 3 March @ 2pm   Duo Merindah Sunday 31 March @ 2pm...

Finding life and joy in today’s world: A retreat using worship from Taizé

Finding life and joy in today’s world: A retreat using worship from Taizé, 12-14 April 2019 at Mt Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville, Sydney Facilitated by Fr John Armstrong and...